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Community Video
Sep 10, 2014
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Public Health Nurse Blanche Sansom at 2nd Ward School 1941.
Topics: nurses, nursing history, North Carolina, Blanche Sansom
Community Video
Sep 24, 2013
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Betty Compton, Pioneer Nurse Practioner Interview (2013) by Phoebe Pollitt, PhD
Topics: nures, nursing, nursing history, interviews, Betty Compton, North Carolina
Community Video
Aug 23, 2013
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Lisa Goldstein, CNM March 4, 2013
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, Lisa Goldstein, North Carolina
Community Video
Aug 23, 2013
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The Thinking Nurse Duke University School of Nursing Celebrating 75 Years
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, North Carolina
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Betty P. McGee Interviewer: Allison Wonsick. Date: November 24, 2010 Betty P. McGee was born in Catawba County in 1943. She contracted polio in 1944, when she was a year old, so she has little memory of it. However, she remembers going to an orthopedic hospital in Gastonia for follow-ups and for corrective surgery when she was thirteen. As an adult, she became a nurse. She graduated from a diploma program in 1966 and took further classes at Davidson College. She lived in Germany...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Betty McGee, Allison...
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Dan Moury Interviewer: Allison Wonsick Date: November 16, 2010 Dan Moury was born in 1935, in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 1944, he contracted polio, and although his mother attempted to care for him at home, he went to the emergency polio hospital in Hickory when she felt that she couldnât give him the therapy that he needed. He stayed under the care of the hospital as it was transferred to facilities in Charlotte, and he eventually had surgery at Warm Springs and was able to...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Dan Moury, Allison...
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Eubert Sigmon Interviewer: Allison Wonsick. Date: November 2, 2010 Eubert Sigmon was born in 1935, in Catawba County, North Carolina. In 1944, he contracted polio and was sent to the emergency polio hospital in Hickory, NC. Months later, he was able to return home. Part of Sigmonâs interview covers the care received at the polio hospital and his memories of nurses. Some nursesâ aides at this hospital were actually young, female prisoners whose sentences were being commuted in...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Eubert Sigmon,...
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Kathy Williams Interviewer: Carrie Streeter. Date: November 10, 2010 Kathy Williams was born in 1953 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Both of her parents worked at Broughton Hospital, a state psychiatric hospital. She got an associateâs degree in nursing at Western Piedmont Community College and was nineteen years old when she began working at Broughton herself. Her interview touches on the challenges of supervising staff at such a young age and the influence of her parents...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Kathy Williams,...
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Jackie Pruitt Interviewer: Carrie Streeter Date: November 11, 2010 Jackie Pruitt was born in 1934 in Shelby, NC. She got a diploma at the Grace Hospital School of Nursing in 1955 and did work toward a B.S. In 1956, she began work at Broughton Hospital, a state psychiatric hospital. She returned to work there several times over the course of her career, and she also held jobs at a VA hospital and Dorothea Dix Hospital. In the interview, Pruitt describes her education, focusing on...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Jackie Pruitt, Carrie...
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Betty Parker Interviewer: Carrie Streeter Date: November 12, 2010. Betty Parker was born in 1944, in Statesville, NC. She received her education in nursing at Lenoir-Rhyne College, with clinical experience at Grace Hospital, and she graduated in 1967. From 1968 to 1973, she trained nurses in a diploma program at Broughton Hospital, a state psychiatric hospital. She obtained a masterâs degree from USC-Columbia in 1981 and then worked to become certified as a clinical specialist in...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Betty Parker, Carrie...
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Jan Verhaeghe Interviewer: Ashley Sedlak Date: December 5, 2010 Jan Verhaeghe was born in Anderson, South Carolina, in 1938. She moved to Asheville, NC in 1980, when she and her husband started a business. She became interested in midwifery and became a registered nurse with the intention of working as a nurse-midwife. She received her first education in nursing from AB Tech and eventually obtained a masterâs in nursing from Case Western Reserve University; she also has a B.A. in...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Jan Verhaeghe, Ashley...
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: "Nancy" Interviewer: Laurel Sanders Date: November 12, 2010 This interviewee, who chose to contribute confidentially to the project, was born in 1939 in Wisconsin, although her father was a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. He was employed at various reservations around the country throughout her childhood. The interviewee received a degree in nursing from Michigan State. Throughout the course of her career, she has had experience with many facets of...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Nancy, Laurel Sanders
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Edna Saunooke Goshorn Interviewer: Laurel Sanders Date: November 12, 2010 Edna Saunooke Goshorn was born in the Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation in 1929. She attended Western Carolina University for two years and then trained as a nurse at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina. After graduating, she worked in the operating room at Memorial Mission. She also worked at hospitals in Arlington, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland before marrying. In the interview,...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Edna Saunooke...
Community Audio
May 25, 2012
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Interviewee: Virginia Sneed Dixon Interviewer: Laurel Sanders Date: November 17, 2010 Virginia Sneed Dixon was born in 1919 on the Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation, the Qualla Boundary. She attended a boarding school on the reservation for her elementary and high school education; when she graduated, she went to Knoxville, Tennessee to begin training as a nurse at a hospital school. She graduated, worked in a hospital in Bristol, Virginia, and then joined the Army after the attack on Pearl...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Virginia Sneed Dixon,...
Community Audio
May 18, 2012
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Interviewee: "Mrs. M" Interviewer: Nakita Pasour Date: November 13, 2010. This interviewee chose to contribute her story to the project confidentially. She was born in 1953, in Petersburg, Virginia and grew up in Franklin, Virginia. She began her education at Virginia Commonwealth University. Then, in 1974, she enrolled in a three-year nursing program, the Johnston Willis Hospital School of Nursing in Richmond, Virginia. She had a job at this hospital after graduating and soon began...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Mrs. M, Nakita Pasour
Community Audio
May 18, 2012
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Interviewee: "Mrs. J" Interviewer: Nakita Pasour Date: November 12, 2010 This interviewee, who chose to contribute to the project confidentially, was born in 1935 at a coal-mining camp in Kentucky. Her family moved around Kentucky and Tennessee when she was a child. They spent time in Oak Ridge, TN, and she remembers the secrecy surrounding the city because of the atomic research project being conducted there at the time. She trained as a nurse at East Tennessee Baptist Hospital,...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Mrs. J, Nakita Pasour
Community Audio
May 18, 2012
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Interviewee: "Mr. G" Interviewer: Nakita Pasour Date: November 14, 2010 This interviewee, who contributed his story confidentially, was born in 1949, in Eden, NC. His decision to become a nurse arose from his experience as a military operating-room technician during the Vietnam War. He was drafted in 1968 and stayed in the army until 1970. When he left, he began training as an R.N. In the interview, he compares his medical training in and outside the military. He discusses clinical...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Mr. G, Nakita Pasour
Community Audio
May 17, 2012
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Interviewee: Kelly R. Poovey Interviewer: Erin Hartley Date: November 17, 2010 Kelly R. Poovey was born in 1967, in Fort Dix, New Jersey, but he has lived in North Carolina for most of his life. He worked in textiles for much of his career, got a degree in information systems in 2003, and started his education in nursing in 2005. He has been working in a hospital since 2007 and had just been accepted into anesthesia school at the time of the interview. This is interesting, because Pooveyâs...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Kelly Poovey, Erin...
Community Audio
May 17, 2012
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Interviewee: Lynn Dalton Interviewer: Erin Hartley Date: December 1, 2010 Lynn Dalton was born in Concord, North Carolina, in 1959. His mother was an RN, or Registered Nurse, and he had a childhood illness that gave him early experience with hospitals and with nurses. He took classes at ASU beginning in 1977 and then received an associateâs degree in nursing from AB Tech in Asheville, NC. At the time of the interview, he had worked in nursing for twenty-eight years and was about to receive his...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Lynn Dalton, Erin...
Community Audio
May 9, 2012
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Interviewee: Vicki Dale Interviewer: Natalie Dale Date: November 26, 2010 Vicki dale was born in 1954, in Gainesville, Florida. She initially obtained a college degree in data processing and then returned to school in 1979 to become a LPN, or Licensed Practical Nurse. She worked in an emergency room in Alabama and then decided to train as an RN at Auburn University. Her first job after graduating was in an intensive care facility. She worked at different hospitals and eventually became a...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Vicki Dale, Natalie...
Community Audio
May 9, 2012
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Interviewee: Eric Spangler Interviewer: Natalie Dale Date: November 12, 2010 Eric Spangler was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1976, and he grew up in Statesville, NC. He spent part of his career working as an EMT but decided to move to nursing. He attended Western Piedmont Community College for his education in nursing and graduated in 2005. His first nursing job was in the ICU at Grace Hospital. During the interview, Spangler describes his education, including his curriculum, classmates, and...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Eric Spangler,...
Community Audio
May 9, 2012
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Interviewee: Ruth Kaler Interviewer: Natalie Dale Date: November 10, 2010 Ruth Kaler was born in 1938, in Morganton, NC, and graduated from high school in 1956. She entered nursing school in middle age; her other careers included being an airline stewardess, a job at a travelersâ insurance company, employment at a furniture company, and working with health foods. She completed her nursesâ education at Western Piedmont Community College. In the interview, Kaler explains her reasons for...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Ruth Kaler, Natalie...
Community Audio
May 2, 2012
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Interviewee: Elleton McCullough Interviewer: Ethan Brooks-Livingston Date: November 15, 2010 Elleton McCullough was born in 1945 and raised in Winston-Salem by her great-aunt and uncle. After graduating from high school, she worked as a hospital custodian in New York and was able to have her own house built by the time she was nineteen. She went to Forsyth Technical Community College to receive training as a Licensed Practical Nurse, and she eventually also obtained a B.S. in nursing and a...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Elleton McCullough,...
Community Audio
May 2, 2012
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Interviewee: Sandra Hagler Interviewer: Ethan Brooks-Livingston Date: November 12, 2010 Sandra Hagler was born in 1948 in Bristol, Tennessee. She moved to Boone, North Carolina early in her childhood, and graduated from high school in Boone. She began nursing classes when she was nineteen or twenty and eventually got an associateâs degree from Caldwell Community College and a B.S.in nursing from Winston-Salem State. She married briefly and had one child and two grandchildren. In the course of...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Sandra Hagler, Ethan...
Community Audio
May 2, 2012
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Interviewee: Charlena Garrison Interviewer: Ethan Brooks-Livingston Date: November19, 2010 Charlena Garrison was born on a farm in Franklin County in 1948. She got a degree in nursing from Winston-Salem Teacherâs College in 1971. In 1989, she obtained a masterâs degree from UNC-Greensboro. In the course of her career, she worked for the VA, spent time in the oncology department of Baptist Hospital, and began teaching nursing and doing administrative work at Winston-Salem State in 1996....
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Charlena Garrison,...
Community Audio
Apr 16, 2012
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Date: May 13, 1982 Lula Owl Gloyne was born in 1891. She grew up on the Qualla Boundary, the reservation of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and attended a mission school there before continuing her education at Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, a college for minority students. After graduating, she taught for a year and then entered the Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia. In 1916, after graduating, she became possibly the first Native American registered...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Lula Owl Gloyne
Community Audio
Apr 16, 2012
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Date: May 1964 Margaret Baggett Dolan was born in 1914 in Lillington, NC. She attended the Georgetown University School of Nursing in Washington, DC and graduated in 1935. She found a place in a variety of new public health nursing programs created during the Great Depression; she worked for health departments in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, and Greensboro, NC. She also worked for the U.S. Public health Service. She obtained a B.S. in Public Health Nursing in 1944 from UNC Chapel-Hill, and in...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Margaret Baggett Dolan
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Feb 27, 2012
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Interviewee: Mary King Kneedler Interviewer: Jane Abernathy Plyler Dates: October 18 and 19, 1979 Location: Sylva, NC Mary King Kneedler was born in 1913 in Wilmington, North Carolina. She received a nursing diploma at Duke University Hospital in 1936 and then was educated in public health nursing at Peabody Teacherâs College. She was the first public health nurse in Caldwell County. She married Robert Bailey, who died in the Second World War, and received further education at the School of...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Sylva, Mary King...
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Feb 27, 2012
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Interviewee: Anne Eliza Lamb Interviewer: Jane Abernathy Plyler Dates: November 20 and December 8, 1979 Location: Clinton, NC Anne Lamb was born in 1897, in Sampson County, North Carolina. She graduated from the Cumberland General Hospital School of Nursing in 1923. She worked briefly in hospital before working in public health clinics under the supervision of Dr. George M. Cooper. The State Board of Health employed her to create a program regulating midwifery throughout North Carolina. She...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Clinton, Anne Eliza...
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Feb 27, 2012
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Interviewee: Edith MacNeil Holmes, “Nurse Mac” Interviewer: Jane Abernathy Plyler Dates: December 6 and December ? [sic], 1979 Location: Weldon, NC Edith Mac Neil Holmes was born in 1905 and grew up in Clarkton, North Carolina. She graduated from the St. Agnes Hospital School of Nursing in Raleigh, NC in 1923. She worked at a doctorâs office before joining the Halifax County Health Department in 1924. She began working in midwife supervision the following year and began training all 75...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Weldon, Edith MacNeil...
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Feb 27, 2012
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Interviewee: Elizabeth McMillan Thompson Interviewer: Jane Abernathy Plyler Dates: September 29 and 30, 1979 Location: Fayetteville, NC Elizabeth McMillan Thompson was born in 1908, in Tarboro, North Carolina. She was the first black public health nurse in North Carolina. She attended Shaw University in Raleigh, and in 1929, she received a B.S. in nursing from Freedmanâs Hospital in Washington, D.C. a year later, she obtained a public health nursing degree from Howard University. She got her...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Fayetteville,...
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Feb 27, 2012
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Interviewee: Amy Fisher Barrier Interviewer: Jane Abernathy Plyler Date: October 4, 1979 Location: Mt. Pleasant, NC Amy Louise Fisher was born in 1901 and grew up in Mt. Pleasant, North Carolina. She graduated from Mt. Amonea Seminary, where her father was a professor, and went on to attend Marion College in Virginia and to graduate from Carthage College in Carthage, NC. She considered becoming a medical missionary to India until deciding to be a nurse instead. She learned nursing at Cincinnati...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Mt. Pleasant, Amy...
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Feb 24, 2012
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Interviewee: Rubye Bowles Bryson Interviewer: Jane Abernathy Plyler Dates: October 18 and 19, 1979 Location: Waynesville, NC Rubye Bowles was born in 1913. She was raised in Statesville, North Carolina, received a teaching certificate from Mitchell College, and trained as a nurse at the Nashville General Hospital School. After some work at a university hospital and as an operating room nurse in Haywood County, she took courses in public health from William and Mary. She worked as a supervisor...
Topics: nurses, nursing, nursing history, interviews, oral histories, North Carolina, Waynesville, Rubye...